Summer in Singapore, Singapore Management University

Type Study Abroad
Duration 4 weeks
Next Date July 19, 2024
Starts from $8590

Destination: Singapore

Nurturing Future Professionals and leaders in the vibrant multicultural city of Singapore!

Spend four weeks with SMU professors and international students, gathering new insights into Asia and Sustainability. The 9th annual edition of SMU Global Summer Programme (GSP) will be held from 24 June to 19 July 2024 (4 weeks). GSP 2024 consists of three tracks: Digital Intelligence [NEW], Asian Insights and Sustainable Futures, with 15 courses specially designed to empower the students with the necessary knowledge and skills from these emerging disciplines.


Age : 18+
Education : Applicants will need their latest academic transcript or official acceptance letter from their home university during the application process
Language : If English is not the main language of instruction in an applicant's home university, one of the following test result, obtained within the last 2 years, is required during application: IELTS score of at least 6.5 TOEFL score of at least 577 points (paper-based) or 90 points (internet-based)
Eligibility : N/A
Visa requirements : Student's Pass (Visa) It is mandatory for all international students to have a valid Student’s Pass during their stay in Singapore. The SMU Centre for Global Education and Opportunities (GEO) facilitates the application of the Student's Pass which is under the purview of the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). Nevertheless, students are personally responsible for completing and fulfiling the application requirements for the Student’s Pass before their arrival in Singapore. The Student’s Pass enables students to study at SMU and make exit and entry to and from Singapore. Please note that students are not permitted to undertake any form of internship (paid or unpaid) during their term of study in Singapore. Please note that the Student’s Pass is subject to approval by ICA. The total fees for the Student’s Pass application and issuance range from S$90 to S$120. Fees are determined by and payable to ICA, and are non-refundable. For extension of stay beyond the Student’s Pass validity, a valid visa may be required and students are advised to check with ICA directly. More information on Student’s Pass application will be provided in mid-April.

Our in-person internships are designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

  • Time management
  • Technology Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Active listening
  • Creative thinking
  • Being detail-oriented

Vincent Tan

Resident Director Singapore

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Tuition & Inclusions

  • Full tuition fees (1-2 courses)
  • Guaranteed, pre-arranged individual housing in student residence including wifi and amenities.
  • Comprehensive overseas health insurance
  • Services of a Next Step Connections local Resident Director
  • Three-day Next Step Connections Orientation Program with meals, accommodations and transportation
  • 4 Next Step Connections Cultural or Professional Activity during the semester
  • University and course selection advice
  • Official academic transcripts from host institution
  • Credit approval and transfer assistance
  • Academic advising
  • Initial medical check arrangement upon arrival
  • Student study assistance including access to purpose designed study areas and where necessary learning support
  • Financial aid transfer planning
  • Airport pickup and reception
  • Airport Drop-off
  • Pre-departure Advising

Set Dates

4 weeks Jun 24, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024 $8590

Custom Date

What makes this program unique?

Embrace Digital Intelligence today

Digital Intelligence enables individuals and organizations to adeptly navigate the digital landscape, empowering them to harness technology effectively for success, especially in today’s interconnected world.

Insights on Asia - The World's fastest growing economic region

Asia is a dynamic region that is home to culturally diverse societies at varying stages of transformation. As a cosmopolitan city state with a thriving entrepreneurship and innovation scene, Singapore offers myriad opportunities for all.

Building sustainable futures for the generations to come

Sustainability is multifaceted and applicable to social and economic domains such as environmental conservation and business practices. As one of the world’s top financial hubs and greenest cities, Singapore is an ideal platform to explore this topic

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